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Transform your career with the Manchester Global Part-time MBA

Date Posted: Thu, 18 Feb, 2021

Transform your career with the Manchester Global Part-time MBA



Start your MBA journey with an early bird discount for every successful applicant

The University of Manchester Middle East Centre – Alliance Manchester Business School – is offering an Early Bird Discount to successful applicants to the July 2021 intake for the top-ranked Global Part-time MBA. The 2-year, faculty-led programme can be accelerated and tailored to meet specific career objectives and all students benefit from the significant face to face time (virtual or physical) with faculty and peers.

The Financial Times has ranked Alliance Manchester Business School (AMBS) 4th in the UK, and 30th in the world in its annual ranking of the world’s best MBAs for 2021. The Global Part-time MBA was recognised as the Best MBA Programme by Forbes Middle East at the inaugural higher education awards in 2019

The Middle East Centre enrolled 90 new MBA students in the January 2021 intake. All the students are experienced and qualified working professionals, looking to accelerate their current careers, switch careers, or pursue a more entrepreneurial pathway. Since opening in Dubai in 2006, the Middle East Centre has developed into the largest and fastest-growing centre in the University’s international network of global centres, and has supported more than 2,800 part-time MBA students in the region, and graduated more than 1800.

The Manchester two-year Global Part-time MBA programme is structured around four practical themes - Management in Practice; Value Creation in Business; Tailoring Your Journey; Professional Skills for Business. Students can also further personalise the MBA programme with a range of electives to suit specific goals and interests, and there are further options to accelerate the programme to 18 months. The part-time MBA programme provides as much face to face time with faculty as most full-time MBA programmes, with workshops hosted in Dubai.

Xavier Duran, Director of MBA Programmes at Alliance Manchester Business School, believes this could be the right time for candidates to consider starting their MBA: “MBA applications tend to rise in difficult economic periods and of course we are in a time of global disruption. Employers are increasingly looking for versatile executives with a global outlook and able to navigate uncertainty. Our MBA students develop skills in five key areas – communications, collaboration, creativity, critical thinking, and confidence. This demanding general management qualification is one way of acquiring the skills not only to survive but to thrive, in future.”

The blended learning Global Part-time MBA is a very demanding and transformational academic programme supported by networking events, online careers seminars, employability sessions, speaker events, and alumni networking.